Recycle Up! Ghana (RUG) is an African-German initiative that works with Ghanaian schools to tackle the waste problem in the country. Collected and cleaned trash is sold to a local recycling company.
The UK is building so many rubbish-burning facilities that it may be impossible for the country to meet its recycling targets. It's a problem across incinerator-crazed northern Europe - and could expand the trash trade.
To honor cats on International Cat Day, DW encourages their human companions to protect the planet we all share. From carbon pawprint to waste to wildlife - it is in our hands to take up better practices.
Our reporter Bormey Chy came to Berlin from Cambodia to work at DW and explore an exciting city. But she also discovered a greener, more sustainable lifestyle.
Plastic is useful - for packaging, tires, clothing, and much else. But 2 percent of plastics produced end up in the ocean. It enters the food chain - even reaching us. A new analysis highlights the scale of the problem.
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